The first table below looks at the demand for the Linux Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 214 186 192
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 17 33 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.29% 0.60% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.62% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 15 29 24
Average salary £31,500 £32,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% +4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,550 £30,000 £30,063
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,250 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-1.87% +3.89%
Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5596 5305 5357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.25% 96.56% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4711 4670 4644
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Administrator in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the South West region.

Linux Administrator Salary Trend in the South West

Linux Administrator
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the South West region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in the South West

Linux Administrator
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the South West region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire -5 8 £30,000 -7.69% 3
Bristol -4 7 £31,500 -30.00% 1
Somerset -14 1 - -
Dorset - 1 £52,500 -
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Linux Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Linux Administrator in their job title.

1 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (53.13%) Bash Shell
3 16 (50.00%) Windows
4 14 (43.75%) VMware
5 13 (40.63%) Security Cleared
6 12 (37.50%) MySQL
6 12 (37.50%) TCP/IP
7 11 (34.38%) Degree
8 10 (31.25%) UNIX
8 10 (31.25%) Perl
9 9 (28.13%) PHP
9 9 (28.13%) SQL
9 9 (28.13%) Finance
9 9 (28.13%) Computer Science
9 9 (28.13%) Debian
9 9 (28.13%) Puppet
10 8 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (25.00%) Git (software)
10 8 (25.00%) Red Hat
11 7 (21.88%) Nagios
11 7 (21.88%) Configuration Management
11 7 (21.88%) Tomcat
11 7 (21.88%) PHP5
11 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
11 7 (21.88%) CentOS
11 7 (21.88%) Amazon AWS
12 6 (18.75%) SaaS
12 6 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
12 6 (18.75%) Network Security
12 6 (18.75%) Solaris

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Linux Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Linux Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (21.88%) Tomcat
2 4 (12.50%) Apache
3 2 (6.25%) nginx
4 1 (3.13%) Zimbra
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (18.75%) SaaS
3 5 (15.63%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (15.63%) Amazon S3
4 2 (6.25%) Rackspace Cloud
4 2 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 6 (18.75%) SAN
2 6 (18.75%) Network Security
3 5 (15.63%) NAS
4 3 (9.38%) Firewall
4 3 (9.38%) SSH
5 2 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (6.25%) DNS
5 2 (6.25%) SSL
6 1 (3.13%) VPN
6 1 (3.13%) Internet
6 1 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (3.13%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.13%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (37.50%) MySQL
2 5 (15.63%) Hazelcast
2 5 (15.63%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.25%) Subversion
3 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (28.13%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Retail
3 2 (6.25%) Marketing
4 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.13%) Electronics
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (9.38%) LAMP
3 2 (6.25%) HTML
3 2 (6.25%) CSS
3 2 (6.25%) SOAP
4 1 (3.13%) Web Services
4 1 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Computer Science
2 5 (15.63%) Derivative
3 3 (9.38%) Open Source
4 1 (3.13%) DTV
4 1 (3.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (50.00%) Windows
3 10 (31.25%) UNIX
4 9 (28.13%) Debian
5 8 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (21.88%) CentOS
7 6 (18.75%) Solaris
8 5 (15.63%) AIX
8 5 (15.63%) HPUX
8 5 (15.63%) Ubuntu
9 4 (12.50%) Windows 2000
10 1 (3.13%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Configuration Management
2 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.50%) ITIL
3 4 (12.50%) Information Security
4 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (6.25%) Data Analysis
4 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.13%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.13%) Time Management
5 1 (3.13%) Kanban
5 1 (3.13%) Scrum
5 1 (3.13%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.13%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) Bash Shell
2 10 (31.25%) Perl
3 9 (28.13%) PHP
3 9 (28.13%) SQL
4 7 (21.88%) PHP5
5 5 (15.63%) Groovy
5 5 (15.63%) Java
5 5 (15.63%) Ruby
6 2 (6.25%) Bourne shell
6 2 (6.25%) Python
6 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (40.63%) Security Cleared
2 11 (34.38%) Degree
3 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) RHCE
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.25%) Varnish
3 1 (3.13%) NFS
3 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.13%) Samba
3 1 (3.13%) Squid
Systems Management
1 9 (28.13%) Puppet
2 7 (21.88%) Nagios
3 6 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (15.63%) NetBackup
4 5 (15.63%) Backup Exec
5 4 (12.50%) Zenoss
6 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (3.13%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) VMware
2 8 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (15.63%) Veritas
4 2 (6.25%) Rackspace
5 1 (3.13%) Symantec
5 1 (3.13%) Scalix
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle
5 1 (3.13%) SAP
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
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